Uttam Parui

Uttam
Parui

Uttam Parui is a senior premier field engineer at Microsoft. He has worked with SQL Server for more than 11 years and is the coauthor of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Bible (Wiley, 2009). He also contributed to the technical editing of Professional SQL Server 2005 Performance Tuning (Wiley, 2008) and Pro SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering (Apress, 2009).

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Installing Client Tools on a SQL Server 2008 Failover Cluster

If you select the client tools during the installation of a SQL Server 2008 clustered instance on the first node of the failover cluster, they’re automatically installed on any nodes that are added later via the Add Node option. You might remember that if you selected the client tools during the installation of a SQL Server 2005 failover cluster, they were installed on only the current node and you had to install the client tools separately on remote cluster nodes.

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Jul 28, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 29: Practical Implementation Tips

My initial goal in writing this series of posts was to outline some of the concerns surrounding Availability Groups (AGs) and SQL Server Agent Jobs – and call out how there is virtually no guidance from Microsoft on this front and then detail some of the pitfalls and options available for tackling this problem domain. I initially expected this series of posts to have between 25 and 30 posts – according to some of the early outlines I created ‘way back when’....More
Jul 6, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 28: Additional Options for Tackling Jobs Failover

Throughout this series of posts I’ve taken a somewhat pessimistic view of how SQL Server Agent jobs are managed within most organizations – meaning that most of the code and examples I’ve provided up until this point were based on assumptions about how CHANGE to jobs is managed. That pessimism, to date, has come in two forms:...More
Jul 1, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 27: Options and Concerns for More Advanced Deployments

In this series of posts I’ve called out some of the concerns related to SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups and their interaction with SQL Server Agent jobs – both in the form of Batch Jobs (see post #3) and backups....More
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